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AP Environmental Science


Title:  AP Environmental Science           Course #:  3710                             Number of Credits:  10        


AP Environmental Science is an introduction to the scientific principals, concepts, and methodologies needed to understand the interacting systems that make up our natural world.  Students will apply these principles, concepts, and methodologies to identify and analyze environmental problems.  Students will also evaluate risks associated with these problems, and assess various solutions intended to minimize negative environmental impacts.


AP Environmental Science is equivalent to a one-semester college level Environmental Science class and prepares students to take the AP Environmental Science test.  The course includes a strong laboratory and field investigation component.